Notes on the distribution of some angiosperms from Maharashtra, India

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Namrata S. Gaikwad
Mandar N. Datar


An occurrence of three species, that are reported in Maharashtra flora based on Cooke’s report in ‘The Flora of the presidency of Bombay’, has been confirmed based on herbarium specimens deposited in the herbarium of Agharkar Research Institute, Pune in recent years.

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